Fitesa Simpsonville Invests $50 Million In S.C. Expansion

Fitesta Simpsonville, Inc., today announced its plans to expand its existing Greenville Country facility to significantly increase production capacity for its spunmelt nonwoven hygiene products. The company says its $50 million investment, which will remodel the 190,000-square-foot facility, will create at least 32 new jobs.

Greenville, S.C. (Manufacturing.net) — Fitesa Simpsonville, Inc., today announced its plans to expand its existing Greenville Country facility to significantly increase production capacity for its spunmelt nonwoven hygiene products. The company says its $50 million investment, which will remodel the 190,000-square-foot facility, will create at least 32 new jobs.

The Simpsonville facility, which began operations in 1990, currently employs 100. Local officials have lauded the development, saying that the company has already invested “hundreds of millions of dollars” into the local economy. Another described the company as a “high-quality employer with a strong culture of innovation.”

Ray Dunleavy, Director of Marketing for Fitesa Simpsonville, Inc., said: “Our mission is to be the preferred choice for the supply of nonwoven fabrics to the global hygiene industry, and to deliver high quality products with exceptional service and sustainable processes. We are pleased to continue to grow our operations here in Greenville County, and appreciate the support of the Greenville Area Development Corporation and South Carolina Department of Commerce in making this announcement a reality.”

The company will begin hiring to fill the new positions starting in the spring of 2014. Individuals interested in applying can submit applications online at http://www.fitesa.com/careers/simpsonville-careers.

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